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Continuing with our series highlighting five memorable meals at five restaurants in a variety of countries, this month we’re focusing on Greece. Why...
Sources of vitamin B12
Vitamin B12 is one of the greatest nutritional concerns for vegetarians and vegans, because vitamin B12 is generally found only in animal foods. If...
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Photo by Evan Sung. Used with permission. As part of our spotlight on African heritage food during Black History Month, we had the pleasure of...
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My relationship with African Heritage & Health , a program that develops resources and initiatives to promote the healthy foods and delicious...
Pumpkin harvest in South Africa
A single generation ago, in a remote village in northern Liberia, there was only one thing that grew between the rainy and dry season: squash. The...
Teaching A Taste of African Heritage
February means one thing to us here at Oldways: Black History Month. Although we celebrate African health and heritage all year ‘round, February...
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It seems fitting that as the Mediterranean Diet Pyramid turns 25 years old today, it is being celebrated as the #1 overall diet (tied with the DASH...
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People travel for many reasons, but “learning,” “learning about food,” and “trying new foods and cuisines” remain the most named and most pleasurable...
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With nearly three decades of educational programs on traditional diets and wholesome ingredients under our belt, we’ve witnessed a number of...
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The new year is often a time of new resolutions—future ideas, future plans, and future goals. Here at Oldways, we certainly support the notion of...
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“I’m not eating any carbs, because they make your blood sugar spike.” “Nobody should eat grains; they all have a high glycemic index, especially...
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We Africans in the Americas have not just been adopters, we are border crossers and culture benders ….. So much was lost—names, faces, ages, ethnic...

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